crikey

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Thought to be an alliterative substitute for Christ (contracted from Christ kill me)

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crikey

  1. Used as an exclamation of astonishment, or as an emphasis of fact at the conclusion of a statement.
    Crikey, that’s a big one!

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No longer used in North America.

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